The Q&A Archives: Shrubs for Zone 5a

Question: I'd like to know if there is a listing of shrubs (possible pictures)for Gouldsboro, Maine.I recently purchased a home there and find that not a lot of people have shrubs around their homes to use as examples or suggestions (at least that I have seen so far).

Answer: You find a comprehensive list by going to the Monrovia website and clicking on "plant search" on the tool bar. Just in case you can't find it, here's a shortcut - just cut and paste the following address into your browser:

You choose your gardening zone (5) and then select the characteristics you want the plants to have. The site will generate a list of possibilities, along with photos and descriptions. Have fun browsing!

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